vessel

Part of speech: noun

A hollow receptacle.

Part of speech: noun

A ship or other craft for navigation.

Part of speech: noun

Anat. & Zool. A duct for fluid.

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Usage examples "vessel":

  1. I'm thinking, Eric, that this is about as bad weather as any vessel can live through! - "The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers", Francis Rolt-Wheeler.
  2. It must be another vessel, surely. - "The Stolen Singer", Martha Idell Fletcher Bellinger.
  3. It ain't every day you can buy a vessel like that for the price. - "The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story", Various.